“The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.”
The Yalda Hakim Foundation
Almost two decades since the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan remains one of the worst places in the world for girls to go to school, attacks against female students, their teachers, and their schools continue. The deteriorating security situation and the rise of militant groups like the so-called Islamic State mean the first thing that gets traded off is the freedom of girls and women — and their basic human rights…
Help us give back to girls what poverty, war, and discrimination tried to take away.